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Bench Dedicated In Honor Of Child Found Dead

Family, friends and volunteers gathered in Massachusetts Saturday in memory of the 5-year-old son of a New Britain man. Jeremiah Oliver, son of Jose Oliver was missing for months before his body was found in April.


Hurricane Arthur,  July 3 (NOAA/Getty Images)

Beach-Goers Urged To Watch For Rip Currents From “Arthur”

Officials say strong surf is expected along the Rhode Island shoreline because of Hurricane Arthur and are urging beachgoers to take caution.


File photo of a lightning strike. (credit: HENDRIK SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

7 Firefighters Injured In Lightning Strike While Battling Blaze

Seven firefighters were checked for injuries after lightning struck nearby as they battled a blaze in Guilford.


A U.S. Postal Service mailbox. (credit:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Letter Sent 83 Years Ago Finally Delivered

A letter written by a Maine school teacher in 1931 to her mother 150 miles away has finally been delivered — 83 years later.


The new technique could extend the period that human organs can be safely stored before being transplanted into another person. (Getty Images)

Study: New ‘Supercooling’ Technique Helps Preserve Organs

The research could be a breakthrough in the way human organs are handled for transplantation.


Courtesy Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Archery Equipment Stolen From Hunter Education Program

Rhode Island environmental officials are on the hunt for archery bows stolen last month and possibly sold on Craigslist.


A generic photo of prescription drugs. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Wikipedia Drug References Often Inaccurate, Outdated

According to a new study, Wikipedia is inaccurate and outdated when it comes to its entries about prescription medications.


Medical marijuana dispensary (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Mass. Authorities OK 11 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Massachusetts public health officials say 11 medical marijuana dispensaries have been cleared to move forward in Massachusetts while several others have been rejected after a further review.


Beluga whale (Dmitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images)

Beluga Whale Confirmed In Massachusetts River

The creature spotted swimming in the Taunton River this month has been confirmed as a beluga whale.